On this small island, the precious vestiges of a coastal forest, for a long time refuge of our disappeared dodo, still exist and accommodate numerous species of plants and unique animals to Maurice. The Mauritian Wildlife Foundation cultivated, transplanted and restored 90% of this island, reintroducing plants, birds and native reptiles, so recreating the sanctuary of a flora and a fauna which can be seen nowhere else.
This beach, surrounded with a semicircle of filaos, is one of the most pleasant of the island with its fine sand, its deep light blue waters, ideal for water sports. Blue Bay is also a wonderful marine park. A garden of exceptional coral on an exceptional site. Glass-bottom boats proposes snorkeling sessions.
One of the main historic centres of the island, Mahébourg is built on the magnificent bay of Grand-Port. Established in 1804 by the French governor Charles Decaen, Mahébourg was the witness of the only napoleonic naval victory on British. This victory is moreover registered on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Inescapable center of the economic life under the French administration, this place loaded with emotions is one of the rare of the island where this particular period the history remained engraved in the stone. Strolls by boats, visits and picnic on islands: island of the Pass, island of Vacoas and Lighthouse island.
Nature reserve located at 10km from Mahebourg, you can visit this sanctuary of the fauna and the endemic flora of the island.
A magnificent day in catamaran, unforgettable. Leaving from the Pointe d’Esny lagoon up to the ile “aux Cerfs”. Lunch served on board and all you can drink including wine and punch.
The Black River peak, the “Pouce” (Thumb), the Lion and some other mountains of Mauritius are many purposes of excursions which offer fantastic views over the lagoon or over the beautiful sugar cane fields.
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